Rodrigo de Paul: “Being led by a coach of the caliber of Simeone is a privilege”

Rodrigo de Paul: "Being led by a coach of the caliber of Simeone is a privilege"

Argentine international midfielder Rodrigo de Paul, Atlético de Madrid’s latest signing, remarked this Monday that he is reaching “the LaLiga champion” and knows “the responsibility that this entails,” while pointing out that it is “a great step” in his career. and he highlighted the “privilege” of being directed by Diego Simeone.

“I am very happy, I am going to the LaLiga champion and I know the responsibility that this entails. It is a great step in my football career, also at the moment I arrive, after winning the Copa América. That gives me more strength to meet all expectations “, valued in statements to the club’s website, included in the same statement with which he announced his signing for the next five seasons with the rojiblanco team.

“I am very happy to be able to work under Simeone’s orders. First of all because of the kind of coach he is, one of the best. I love football and I live it every day. And to be led by a coach of Simeone’s caliber is a privilege. It also gives you pride as a compatriot, I like to be at his service because I was born watching him play with the Argentine national team shirt “De Paul recalled.

He also spoke about his fellow Copa América champion Ángel Correa, who will now also be a rojiblanco champion, and about the fans: “He is a great support for me. He spoke extremely well of Atlético, the whole club. And above all to me. It is proud to go to a club with a hobby that makes it so great. “

“When rumors began to come out about my arrival at Atlético, the comments and messages of affection that Atléticos sent me were innumerable. I know that it is a hobby that is always there, supporting. That they have already shown me so much makes me feel like part of it. of the rojiblanca family and I’m sure it will make my adaptation easier, “he added.

“I am passionate about football, and also because of my time in Spanish football, I know Atlético very well, not counting all the friends and teammates I have who play in Spain,” he added.

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